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Identification and Creation
Object Number
CNA10
People
Washington Allston, American (Georgetown, SC 1779 - 1843 Cambridge, MA)
Hannah Proud Waterhouse (Mrs. Timothy Waterhouse (1712-1802)
Title
Hannah Proud Waterhouse (Mrs. Timothy Waterhouse) (1712-1802)
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
c. 1796
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/305103
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Pastel on brown paper
Dimensions
53.6 x 42.9 cm (21 1/8 x 16 7/8 in.)
framed: 61 x 50.8 x 3.5 cm (24 x 20 x 1 3/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • label: on verso: "Hannah Proud Waterhouse/ Daughter of John Proud/ & Rebecca Fothegill Proud/ Born in Yorkshire, England/ Married Timothy Waterhouse/ in Newport, R.I., May 11, 1738/ Died in Cambridge at the house of her son, Dr. Benjamin/ Waterhouse, aged 90/ Portrait by Washington Allston"
  • label: on verso: "Brought by hand 2/4/1974 by Mr. Welsh for conservation"
Provenance
Hannah Proud Waterhouse; family of Dr. Benjamin Waterhouse by descent to Margaret Thayer Lancaster; her gift to Harvard Medical School.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard University Portrait Collection, Harvard Medical School, Countway Library
Object Number
CNA10
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Nathalia Wright, ed., The Correspondence of Washington Allston, The University Press of Kentucky (Lexington, KY, 1993), p. 21

Theodore E. Stebbins, Jr. and Melissa Renn, American Paintings at Harvard, Volume One: Paintings, Watercolors, and Pastels by Artists Born before 1826, Yale University Press (U.S.) and Harvard Art Museums (Cambridge and New Haven, 2014), pp. 51-52, cat. 9, ill.

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